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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Matching London 2012s Super Saturday four years on and in a different country was always going to be a tough task, but no hyperbole was required to call Britains blockbusting Brazilian sequel brilliant.It was Team GBs most successful day at these Games with three golds, four silvers and a bronze, and it saw the nation sitting firmly in third place in the rankings with a tally of 30 medals -- only 18 short of achieving the overall target with a week to go.Mo Farah took a dramatic gold again, too, defending his 10,000 metres title despite being tripped and falling in the 10th lap. He just didnt have anyone on the track and field team to share the top-step-on-the-podium experience this time, and that made this Super Saturday slimmed down for some.Jess Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford both struck gold in London and, with Farah, all three did so in the space of 44 wonderful minutes.This time around Ennis-Hill had to make do with silver, having missed out to a relatively new kid on the heptathlon block, Belgiums Nafissatou Thiam, and Rutherfords long jump medal was bronze.Im pretty emotional but these are happy tears, said deposed champion Ennis-Hill, who couldnt quite beat her rival by enough of a time margin in the final event, the 800m, to take the title. These two days have been really tough but Im really proud.I have to make a decision as to whether this is my last heptathlon or not but Im so proud of what I have achieved over the last few years.Rutherford was less pleased with his performance, a poor no-jump call partly being blamed. Ultimately I didnt jump long enough today, which is very difficult for me to take, he said after his longest effort of 8.29m was 11 centimetres short of American Jeff Hendersons winning mark.Ive just got to make do and move on from that, but Im pretty gutted.Ive won a lot [before] and today I havent won. Thats something Im not used to and something I have to deal with and figure out. Its not good enough in my eyes.When track and field -- the marquee sport -- hasnt shone the brightest of the bunch, the day was bound to take on a different hue. And the disappointment of Katarina Johnson-Thompsons rivalry with Ennis-Hill fizzling out when she scored poorly in the javelin, ultimately slipping from third to sixth, didnt help matters.But that shouldnt detract from some other fabulous achievements in an Olympics that is rapidly becoming one of the finest for British firsts.On Saturday, cyclist Laura Trott became the first British female to win three titles at the Games after a world-record team pursuit victory; Farah took his tally to three Olympic track and field golds, which has never been done by a Briton before; the womens rowing eight silver was the nations first medal in the discipline.They were following in the footsteps of other athletes earlier in the week, such as Katherine Grainger and Sir Bradley Wiggins, whose medal collections are now unmatched by those representing the nation at the Olympics. Diving, trampolining and gymnastics have also recorded firsts.Saturday was super for other reasons, too: the rowing mens eight ended a 16-year wait for the title; Becky James keirin silver gave Team GB its fourth success from five track cycling events as the squads domination in the Velodrome continued; the mens 4x100m medley relay silver in the pool made these Games Britains most successful in swimming pool for more than a century.On top of that, Andy Murray made it through to the final of the mens singles tennis and Justin Rose -- who has already recorded a hole-in-one first for the Games -- led the golf.On pure medal comparisons, this probably wasnt Super Saturday II. In 2012, Team GB won six golds and a silver. Thats one fewer in total than this time round but with a lot more bling.Sequels have seldom been as good as the originals, but that doesnt mean they havent been worth watching. Cheap New England Patriots Jerseys 2018 . PETERSBURG, Fla. 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Its been a tough, long road trip for us, but I think it says a lot about our team that we came in here and competed and won a close game.Marvin Williams and Marco Belinelli each scored 19 points, and the Charlotte Hornets snapped a four-game skid with a 107-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.Kemba Walker had 18 points and 10 assists for Charlotte, which grabbed control with a big second quarter. Zeller finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds.Tim Hardaway Jr. had 21 points for Atlanta, and Paul Millsap scored 14 of his 20 points in the third quarter. Dwight Howard grabbed a season-high 23 rebounds, three shy of his career best.The Hawks have lost five of six at home and 12 of 16 overall, a freefall since starting the season 9-2 and tying for the Eastern Conference lead.Its frustrating, Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer said. Were all competitive. We want to win.Millsaps 15-foot jumper gave the Hawks a 95-94 lead with 3:51 remaining, but Belinelli answered with a layup, and the Hornets never trailed again. Williams ended the last trace of a threat, hitting a 3-pointer with 27.8 seconds left to make it a five-point game. Walker set him up with a perfect bounce pass.The whole game plan was to try to contain Kemba, Millsap said. Those other guys got free. Give them credit. 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Bazemore had 17 points, five rebounds and four assists in 30 minutes in his longest time on the court since returning two games ago.SAGER TRIBUTEThe Hawks had a moment of silence before the game for Turner Sports personality Craig Sager, a longtime Atlanta resident who died of leukemia Thursday in his adopted hometown. Sager, an NBA sideline reporter known for his outrageous sport coats and ties, was honored with Amazing Grace on bagpipes and players standing on the court with the house lights down.UP NEXTHornets: Host the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.Hawks: Visit Oklahoma City on Monday. Wholesale NFL Womens Jerseys China Womens NFL Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys Outlet Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL White Jerseys Discount Jerseys ' ' '
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